A new study finds people are more creative after waking from the earliest stage of sleep, especially when guided to dream about a topic.
The device converts the user's tongue position and pressure into cursor actions by processing signals through a machine-learning algorithm.
Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes and five other experts talk about emerging health and wellness technologies.
The Institute for Futures Technologies (IFT) is a new space within the Pôle Léonard de Vinci in Paris (La Défense), which aims to…
Researcher Pattie Maes believes it's crucial to build machines to support our intelligence rather than replace it.
Pattie Maes, head of the Fluid Interfaces group and Professor of Media Technology, reaches milestone of 500 peer-reviewed accepted papers.
Michael Schrage considers the past, present, and future of recommendation engines, including Pattie Maes's advances in software agents.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
Our MAS.S63 ClassOne of the clearest ways to build an interdisciplinary research community is to teach a multifaceted class. Our team—Dr. P…
On the occasion of Emmy-award winning writer and director Greg Daniels' guest lecture at the "Virtual Beings and Being Virtual" works…
The honorary doctorate will be awarded on Friday 23 September 2022 during the Open University's dies natalis celebrations.
AttentivU smart glasses designed to help wearers tune into a task and tune out the world.
Pattie Maes was inventing the core principles behind the social media age when Mark Zuckerberg was still in kindergarten.
The workshop sessions will be livestreamed on the MIT Media Lab channel on April 14. The onsite participation is by invitation only—offered…
Researchers encourage positive use cases of AI-generated characters for education and well-being.
The special issue is titled "Neurotechnologies for Human Augmentation." They also co-edited an editorial piece in the same issue.
A research team including Fluid Interfaces group members Nataliya Kosmyna and Pattie Maes received the Best Poster Award at IEEE BSN 2021.
Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes and researcher Pat Pataranutaporn discuss the ethical implications of deepfake technology.
July 14, 2021
Pattie Maes talks about optimizing technology to be used by people, through fluid, interactive, immersive, and wearable systems.
For the paper, "Improving Context-aware Habit-support Interventions using Egocentric Visual Contexts."
April 15, 2021
The Space Exploration Initiative and Space Enabled research group are participating in this year's Virtual MIT Space Week.
A set of principles is written in response to new scientific developments that enable the direction of specific cognitive content in dreams
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
Read about Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes, who has been featured in Forbes's "Women in AI to Watch."
Space research, led by a diverse team of women scientists, will be presented at this year's AIAA Ascend Conference.
Vega and his colleagues tested Dormio on group of 50 people this summer. Read about their results.
The MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) talks to Fluid Interfaces head Pattie Maes
Device not only helps record dream reports, but also guides dreams toward particular themes.
New program, Advancing Wellness, combines academics with on-the-ground initiatives to promote better health at MIT and beyond.
Congratulations to Pat Pataranutaporn, Angela Vujic, David Kong, Pattie Maes, and Misha Sra!
AttentivU and AlterEgo received honorable mentions in the Experimental category.
The Lab has always succeeded on the strength of its people, and through the creativity, originality, and vigor of its research.
Core77 reports on the Fluid Interfaces group’s work in cyborg botany.
Pattie Maes and other experts talk to the Harvard Business Review about applications for wearable artificial intelligence agents.
The Golden Mouse is a “Best of Show” award that recognizes the best overall submission to the CHI Video Showcase.
Designing Wearables for Space Exploration
Pattie Maes discusses her group’s approach to bridging this divide and improving our relationships with technology.
What can seamless human-computer interfaces do for humanity?
Experts think lucid dreaming could be therapeutic. How to achieve the dream state is complicated.
As devices aggregate more contextual data about users, they may learn to offer assistance without explicit instruction.
Research projects show creative ways MIT students are connecting computing to other fields.
Luminaries in computing and cognition discuss their journeys and share their insights.
A group at MIT’s Media Lab known as the “Dream Team” thinks you can harness your unconscious mind with tech you can wear to bed.
Wearables are already replacing traditional drugs and therapies—this year, they'll go further still.
Sareen is a research affiliate within the Fluid Interfaces group, and worked with lab founder Pattie Maes to develop the project.
A selection of recent press coverage on Elowan, a plant-robot hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes.
While plants at first glance look like static things, they are in fact very busy transmitting bio-electrochemical signals.
Introducing Elowan, a robot-plant hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes, both from MIT Media Lab.
A Parsons and MIT researcher hooked up electrodes to a plant’s leaves to turn it into a robotic sensor.